Jonathan Posner, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and his medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Posner completed his training in clinical psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University (NYSPI/CU) and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). He is board certified in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry and is an Associate Professor of Clinic Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.
After completing his clinical training, Dr. Posner began a research program investigating the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders affecting children. His research laboratory, by combining the use of brain imaging and clinical trials, aims to help in the development of novel and more effective treatments for childhood disorders. His laboratory has received funding from multiple sources, including the National Institutes of Health, the Edwin S. Webster Foundation, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, and the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation.